Wednesday December 17, 1975

US date format: 12/17/1975, UK date format: 17/12/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Milla Jovovich and Gia Ventola. In that special week of December people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Seductress, directed by Chris Warfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Teenage Seductress

Directed by: Chris Warfield

Starring: Sondra Currie, Chris Warfield, Elizabeth Saxon, John Trujillo

Breakheart Pass

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland

The Hindenburg

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes


Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield

Friday Foster

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge, Thalmus Rasulala


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 17, 1975?


  • John Paul Stevens appointed to Supreme Court

    Famous Deaths

  • Frank Sully: Actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law),...
  • Noble Sissle: jazz musician, dies at age 86.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America


Gigglesnort Hotel

Starring: Bill Jackson

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1975?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?


By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

Humboldt'S Gift

By: Saul Bellow

“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.


By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

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